P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


AbdulRasheed Alabi, 2010

MD/PhD, Stanford University

AbdulRasheed Alabi is the child of immigrants from Nigeria

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD/PhD in Medicine and Neuroscience at Stanford University

DR. ABDULRASHEED ALABI is currently a Board-Certified Internal Medicine physician-scientist, Roman DeSanctis Clinical Scholar in the Division of Cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, and John S. LaDue Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School. He has published multiple articles studying how brain cells communicate and how proteins use electrical gradients to drive mammalian physiology. Currently he splits his time between patient care at MGH and investigating how the nervous system controls cardiovascular function in health and disease. Originally from Nigeria, he obtained his BSc in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University followed by MD/PhD degrees at Stanford Medical School as a 2010 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow. He has a longstanding commitment to the education, mentoring, and recruitment of individuals from diverse groups under-represented in science and medicine, and has served on the Cardiology Fellowship selection committee at MGH. 

  • MD Medicine | Stanford University 2012
  • PhD Neuroscience | Stanford University 2012
  • BS Biomedical Engineering | Johns Hopkins University 2005
Work History
  • Stanford Medical School, MSTP student
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